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Challenging rape culture in Greek spaces

From Congress to Hollywood, sexual assault scandals are hitting the headlines in a pervasive wave of call-outs and push-backs against rape culture. At universities, rape culture is magnified in fraternity and sorority life — numerous academic studies and statistics trace campus rape culture’s influence back to the party culture of …

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Shukas, Wehage and Plew facilitate growth in FSL

It’s no secret that Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Oregon has grown tremendously over the past couple of years. Justin Shukas, director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, has helped facilitate that growth. He and his assistant work hard in order to ensure that each chapter is given proper guidance and …

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FSL takes the first of many steps against sexual assualt

Friday November 21, members of fraternity and sorority life tabled outside the EMU to encourage students, faculty and staff of the University of Oregon to take a stand against sexual violence in response to high percentages of sexual assault numbers within the community. The start of this task for fraternity …

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Fraternity & Sorority Life prepares for fall recruitment

With all the hustle and bustle of a new school year, everyone is gearing up for the fall term. University of Oregon Fraternity & Sorority Life has been planning fall recruitment events for months. According to Morgan Plew, member of Pi Beta Phi and Panhellenic Council president, FSL can be a …

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Fraternity and Sorority Life’s creative strategies for keeping grades up this finals week

Winter term is finally coming to a close and spring term is en route, which means that the monster known as finals is waiting to eat us alive while the library is at maximum capacity. Each term, every chapter in Fraternity and Sorority Life works hard to maintain a high …

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Fraternity and Sorority Life on lockdown after five individuals hospitalized for alcohol consumption

The University of Oregon is investigating unofficial Fraternity and Sorority Life functions after several parties Wednesday night resulted in five women being sent to the hospital due to overconsumption of alcohol. Chi Omega President Sarah Pierce said in an email to her members that, “All of greek life is on …

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Shasta-cising: Waste of time or crucial spring tradition?

As the end of winter term nears, members of the Greek community look forward to spring term. If the weather holds up, spring brings much-needed sunshine to Eugene, and many are in high spirits. However, there is one weekend everyone has circled on his or her calendar. Yes, we’re talking about the weekend trip to Lake Shasta.

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Long: Being a ‘fraternity man’ shouldn’t be an all-or-nothing proposition

The general population expects one of two things from a fraternity man. One, to be a true frat-star, boasting about bitches and beer, or two, someone who tries to convince everyone they’re a gentleman whose only pursuit in life is nobility.

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Order of Omega enables FSL leaders, scholars further opportunities to achieve

Since 1959, the Greek Leadership Honor Society has recognized high-achieving undergraduates nationally by creating bonds among students in fraternity and sorority life. Order of Omega at the University currently has 110 members, all of whom have a grade-point average above the required 3.25.

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Oregon’s fraternity, sorority life grades defy widespread stereotypes

For the third-straight term — a full academic year — the Fraternity and Sorority community as a whole notched a higher grade point average than the combined GPA of all undergraduates.

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